Research Associate, Cell Differentiation

Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 21, 2020
Closes
Dec 21, 2020
Ref
4932820002
Organization Type
Corporate
JOB PURPOSE

We are seeking a passionate and detail-oriented laboratory scientist with experience in mammalian or pluripotent stem cell culture to join a growing cell differentiation team. Under the supervision of a Senior Director, the associate will be responsible for daily tasks involving the growth, differentiation, and characterization of pluripotent stem cells to support cell-based therapeutic programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Culture and differentiation of pluripotent stem cells.
  • Analysis of differentiated cell products (Flow cytometry, PCR, fluorescent microscopy, etc).
  • Participate in the planning, design and execution of experiments.
  • Make observations, interpret results and document experimental methods in a well-maintained laboratory notebook.
  • Present results of experiments and findings in informal, small group settings.
  • Coordinate with other team members as necessary to ensure the completion of the team's research projects.
  • Comply with standard laboratory practices and company policies.

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelors' degree in a scientific discipline with experience usually garnered during a minimum of 2+ years of laboratory experience- including internship and co-op experience.
    • Demonstrated expertise in basic laboratory techniques and functions is required as is proficiency in common office software (typically Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
    • Prior experience with mammalian cell culture is required; experience with pluripotent cell culture is preferred.

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